Lead Project Planner - Primavera

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  • Location:

    Basildon, Essex

  • Sector:

    Senior Planner

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  • Salary:

    £45 - £55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Lead Project Planner - Primavera

  • Planner; Planning; Project Schedule; Primavera; MSP; EVM; Agile; Jira

  • Aerospace; Defence; MOD

  • £55ph (Inside IR35), 6 month contract

  • Basildon, Essex

The role will support the delivery of a new, complex and innovative programme, managed from our Basildon (Essex) Site.

You will be a seasoned and experienced Project Planning expert, with experience in delivering technical products into challenging operational environments - ideally with Defence/Aerospace/MOD customers. Your primary role will be to work very closely with the Programme Manager, across a range of internal and external stakeholders to build and manage the overall Project Schedule, to generate meaningful schedule data and Earned Value reports and to support schedule analysis exercises and enquiries.

Essential Criteria

  • 'Expert' Primavera P6 work-planner

  • Knowledge and experience of MSP

  • Experience of building and managing 'compliant' Earned Value schedules to MOD and DOD standards (DCMA 14 point checklist) and Schedule Risk Analysis

  • Fully knowledgeable in the application, management and interpretation of Earned Value data

  • Experience as a Project Manager in the delivery of technical projects is preferred

  • Knowledge of Agile delivery processes and Jira is preferred

  • Establish, develop and maintain relationships with Suppliers throughout the entire lifecycle of the Project, aligned to the Sub-Contractor Management

  • Build and manage relationships with internal/external stakeholders

  • Collate, manage and present Project performance, including active representation of the IPT at contract status reviews